Tag: Mexico

The Design of Nightmare Alley (2021)

Nightmare Alley (2021) production designer Tamara Deverell talks about making the film. “Tamara Deverell, the film’s production designer, says that Del Toro didn’t use CGI (except for falling snow and flying bullets) because he wanted all the sets to have real architecture and props. ‘We created a contemporary […]

“Occult Classic”

At ArtForum, Chloe Wyma writes about artist Leonora Carrington’s Tarot. “Carrington made The High Priestess, one of only two cards to have been dated, in 1955, around the same time she and her friend Remedios Varo were haunting the metaphysical clubs established by the disciples of Russian mystics […]

100 Sherlock Holmeses; Or, Sherlocks Holmes!

At Crime Reads, Olivia Rutiliagno presents her “100 Best, Worst and Strangest Sherlock Holmes Portrayals of All Time, Ranked.” “We’re ranking Sherlock Holmes performances. One hundred of them. Not Sherlock Holmes adaptations, but the representations within them of Sherlock Holmes himself. Now, you might think that you know […]